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We check in with people at each stage of the cash transfer process to see how things are going. Take a look at some of their stories as they appear here in real-time. Learn more about how recipients opt in to share their stories.
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Shadrack's family
access_time 6 years ago
Shadrack received a $493 second payment.
"I've been yearning to have my own land for a long time but I can now see that am about to have one."
Magret's family
access_time 6 years ago
Magret received a $493 second payment.
"GD gives nonrefundable transfer while other NGOs are giving refundable transfer."
Mornica's family
access_time 6 years ago
Mornica received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy building materials and construct a new house."
Elida's family
access_time 6 years ago
Elida received a $493 second payment.
"GiveDirectly gives grants while other NGOs give loans."
Benta's family
access_time 6 years ago
Benta received a $493 second payment.
"GD gives grant while other NGOs gives loans."
Peter's family
access_time 6 years ago
Peter received a $493 second payment.
"The biggest difference in my daily life that I can mention is that I am now living a healthier life; I got the transfers when I was starving since we were never food secure, we managed to hoard food with the transfers and we have been eating well since then which has improved our health."
Caroline's family
access_time 6 years ago
Caroline received a $99 initial payment.
"I am planning to buy more construction materials and finish up construction of my house and also pay school fees."
John's family
access_time 6 years ago
John received a $493 second payment.
"I have a big difference in my daily life since I am now living in a more stable house where our lives are not at risk; initially, we lived in an old house, where we lived with fear of it possibly collapsing on us. "
Carolyne's family
access_time 6 years ago
Carolyne received a $493 second payment.
"GD gives cash while other NGOs gives goods."
Silvia's family
access_time 6 years ago
Silvia received a $99 initial payment.
"We are planning to construct a new house as the current one is old."